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Lawsuit Filed in Keller Convention Center Project, Meeting Planned for O'Reilly Convention Center

A lawsuit has been filed against the general contractor of the Hyatt Place Hotel and Convention Center in Jonesboro. The Sun reports Midsouth Steel Inc...

04/26/2017 11:30 AM

Programs in Art, Music and Theatre Recognize Top Graduates

Eight students in art, music and theatre at Arkansas State University were recognized during Convocation of Scholars as the most outstanding graduating...

04/26/2017 11:30 AM

Damaging tornadoes, big hail predicted in Arkansas

Update 4/26/17 11:22 am: The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a Tornado Watch for all of Northeast Arkansas with the exception of Crittenden...

04/26/2017 11:22 AM

College of Sciences and Mathematics Recognizes 2017 Graduates

College of Sciences and Mathematics Recognizes 2017 Graduates

The College of Sciences and Mathematics at Arkansas State University recognized 23 outstanding graduating students for 2016-17 Thursday evening during ...

04/26/2017 10:30 AM

ABI Students to Present Research Findings

ABI Students to Present Research Findings

Arkansas State University students selected to take part in the Undergraduate Research Scholar program at the Arkansas Biosciences Institute (ABI) at A...

04/26/2017 9:45 AM

Rock Island Railroad Featured in New Book

A new book that details the history of the Rock Island Railroad in Arkansas has been released. Learn the importance of this railroad to Arkansas and what...

04/26/2017 8:59 AM

Memphis meat packer recalls ham products

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says a Memphis meat packer has recalled some ready-to-eat ham products due to possible bacterial...

04/26/2017 7:28 AM

Top 2017 Graduates in Agriculture and Technology Recognized

Top 2017 Graduates in Agriculture and Technology Recognized

The most outstanding graduating seniors in agriculture and technology at Arkansas State University were recognized during the annual Convocation of Scholars...

04/25/2017 9:15 AM

Engineering Presents Awards during Convocation of Scholars

Engineering Presents Awards during Convocation of Scholars

Four students in the engineering program at Arkansas State University were recognized during a Convocation of Scholars honors ceremony as the most outstanding...

04/25/2017 8:45 AM

Inside A-State - 04/25/2017

Inside A-State - 04/25/2017

04/25/2017 12:00 AM

A-State Announces 2017 Distinguished Service Award Winners

A-State Announces 2017 Distinguished Service Award Winners

JONESBORO – Eight outstanding students will receive a 2017 Distinguished Service Award (DSA) at Arkansas State University at a recognition dinner, Thursday...

04/24/2017 6:00 PM

Search Committee Discusses ASUJ Chancellor Candidates

Officials at Arkansas State University are narrowing down the list of potential candidates for the Jonesboro Campus chancellor position.

04/24/2017 11:44 AM

Justices weigh defendants' right to own mental health expert

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seems closely divided about whether an Alabama death row inmate should get a new sentencing hearing because he did ...

04/24/2017 11:30 AM

Arkansas prepares for 1st double execution in US since 2000

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Two condemned Arkansas killers who admit they're guilty but fear their poor health could lead to extreme pain during lethal injections...

04/24/2017 11:27 AM

Greitens signs statewide regulations for Uber, Lyft

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has signed into law statewide regulations for ride-hailing companies including Uber and Lyft. The...

04/24/2017 11:21 AM

County commissioner arrested on assault charge in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee local official has been arrested after police said he choked his girlfriend at a fast food restaurant. Memphis police...

04/24/2017 11:18 AM

The First 100 Days: Trump's Action Plan Annotated

Before his election, back in October, then-presidential candidate Donald Trump laid out a 100 Day Action Plan. He called it his Contract With The American...

04/24/2017 11:00 AM

Rugby Defeats Navy To Advance To Penn Mutual Championship

Rugby Defeats Navy To Advance To Penn Mutual Championship

JONESBORO ‰лв A jubilant Arkansas State University rugby team will now get ready to play for a national championship after defeating the U.S. Naval Academy...

04/22/2017 7:00 PM

Wind Ensemble to Perform Italian Music Concert

Wind Ensemble to Perform Italian Music Concert

The Arkansas State University Wind Ensemble will conclude its 2016-17 concert season April 30 in Fowler Center’s Riceland Hall. The theme of the concert...

04/21/2017 5:00 PM

Former Arkansas US Rep. Jay Dickey dies at 77

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Jay Dickey has died at the age of 77. Ralph Robinson & Son Funeral Home in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, confirmed Dickey's...

04/21/2017 11:24 AM

Veteran tax break last step to wrap Tennessee roads bill

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee legislative leaders appear to agree on a bigger property tax break for disabled veterans, which should put the finishing...

04/21/2017 11:18 AM

Black bear--not a Memphis grizzly--spotted in neighborhood

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Residents of a Memphis neighborhood are being told to avoid approaching, detaining or feeding a black bear that's been roaming the...

04/21/2017 11:15 AM

Drugmaker asked Arkansas not to use drug in executions

A drugmaker asked Arkansas officials not to purchase its products for executions months before the state accepted a "donation" of potassium chloride as...

04/21/2017 10:53 AM

Unemployment rates fall to record lows in 4 US states

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates fell to record lows in four U.S. states in March after months of steady job creation nationwide. Unemployment rates...

04/21/2017 10:48 AM

Arkansas State University discusses metal detectors

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas State University might be adding metal detectors at athletic events this fall. The Jonesboro Sun ( ) reports the preliminary...

04/21/2017 10:44 AM

Fleeing with student, teacher took guns, cash and wife's car

COLUMBIA, Tenn. (AP) — Teacher Tad Cummins took guns, money and his wife's car before kidnapping a 15-year-old female student and taking her on a 2,500...

04/21/2017 10:35 AM

Officials confirm state's 1st West Nile virus case this year

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Health officials say the state's first human case of West Nile virus this year has been found in west Tennessee. The health department...

04/21/2017 10:31 AM

3rd Lien Filed Against Keller Convention Center Project

After lien filings from 2 companies and an ultimatum from the Jonesboro Advertising and Promotions Commission, another company has filed a lien against...

04/21/2017 10:21 AM

Bluegrass Monday to Feature David Davis and Warrior River Boys

Bluegrass Monday to Feature David Davis and Warrior River Boys

JONESBORO — David Davis and the Warrior River Boys will perform a concert of bluegrass music on Monday, April 24, at 7 p.m. at the Collins Theatre, 120...

04/20/2017 3:15 PM

College of Nursing and Health Professions Recognizes Top Graduating Students

College of Nursing and Health Professions Recognizes Top Graduating Students

The College of Nursing and Health Professions at Arkansas State University recognized its most outstanding graduating students Monday evening, April 17...

04/20/2017 12:30 PM

Arkansas execution plan again thrown into doubt

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An aggressive effort by the state of Arkansas to carry out its first executions since 2005 stalled for the second time this week...

04/20/2017 9:55 AM

Students and Faculty to Celebrate Earth Day, April 21

Students and Faculty to Celebrate Earth Day, April 21

Environmental and climate literacy will be the theme Friday, April 21, when Arkansas State University joins others from across the globe to celebrate Earth...

04/19/2017 4:45 PM

University Mourns Death of Dr. Ovid L. Bayless, Professor Emeritus

University Mourns Death of Dr. Ovid L. Bayless, Professor Emeritus

Arkansas State University mourns the death of Dr. Ovid L. Bayless, emeritus professor of speech communication, and former chair of the Department of Speech...

04/19/2017 4:15 PM